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Department of Animal Science
Events and News
Horse Day 2004



The 19th Annual UC Davis Horse Day Symposium Sponsored By: 
Department of Animal Science and California Thoroughbred Breeders Association
The American Warmblood Registry

Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10, 2004
Main Theater, UCD

 General Information

The 19th ANNUAL HORSE DAY SYMPOSIUM will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 9 - 10th, 2004. Once again we are pleased to offer an exciting and excellent program for your educational enjoyment. The main program will be held in the Main Theater, which is located on Hutchison Drive on the east side of the UC Davis campus. Parking is available in Lots 5A and 5 at the corner of A Street and Old Davis Road and in Lot 10 on the corner of First and A Streets. There is no charge for parking. On-site registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. Please be aware that this program may be too technical for people under age 12.



October 9: Horse Day: Lectures, demonstrations and/or tour of VMTH (see flyer).


October 10: Farrier Science Workshop: Lectures and wet lab (see flyer).


Registration fee for Horse Day, Oct 9, includes all course materials and refreshments. Pre-registration (mail-in) is $25.00 ($20.00 ea. for a group of 10 or more).  A box lunch is available for $6.75 on Saturday.  Registration fee for Farrier Science Workshop, Oct 10, is $50 for lectures in the AM or $150 for lectures and afternoon lab.


Deadline for postmarked pre-registration is October 1, 2004. NO refunds will be given after October 6, 2004. Registration for Horse Day at the door is $40.00. Lunch will not be available for purchase at the door. 


Demonstration or Tour

Following the lecture program, The Vallejo Police Department Mounted Unit will give a demonstration on training and crowd control. This will be presented at the Animal Science Horse Barn Arena. Buses to the arena will be available, or you may drive and park in either lot 46 or 47 (see map below).


Alternatively, a tour of the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital (VMTH) is available. There is no additional charge, but pre-registration is required and space is limited to the first 50 people.


Alexis Cole
Department of Animal Science
University of California
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Telephone: (530) 752-1250


From I-8O take the UC Davis exit. Turn North on Old Davis Road. Continue straight toward the Mondavi Center. Turn left onto Mrak Hall Dr. Turn right onto Old Davis road. Continue to A Street. Visitor Parking 5 will be on your right at the junction of Old Davis Rd. and A St. Walk north on A St., turn west on Hutchison Dr. The Main Theater will be on your left.


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